Poznan University of Economics and Business

Introduction

Established in 1926, the Poznań University of Economics and Business is one of the best, oldest and most prestigious economic universities in Poland, widely renown for its academic excellence. It occupies top positions in the rankings published by respected magazines. With its reputation for quality it specializes in the education of highly-qualified managers, economic experts, as well as national and international administration personnel capable of operating successfully in the globalized business. It also has an undisputed position as a leader in economic research as well as a major centre for applied research, expert evaluation, analysis and consultancy.

The school’s reputation is built on high educational standards consistent with the world’s latest teaching methods and business trends. The University has been awarded certificates and accreditations confirming that its teaching and research standards comply with the highest academic requirements. The University’s main strengths are its educational base, international relations and co-operation with the business world. To a significant extent, the credit for the University’s high position in academic rankings goes to its qualified teaching staff. The school employs over six hundred academics, including approximately a hundred and thirty professors. These are highly-qualified educators as well as widely recognized, eminent scientists and business practitioners. Members of the University’s research personnel sit on various advisory committees, participate in research projects, offer expert opinions, and advise business entities and state agencies. As the school attaches great importance to the quality of education, it consistently applies modern teaching methods in class. PUEB lays great emphasis on the internationalisation of education and research. The University’s curricula meet the requirements of the global labour market and the EU’s educational standards. Students receive credits in accordance with the ECTS standard, which enables them to undertake international study programmes. The school itself is linked with a vast number of world’s leading partner institutions and it has well-developed teacher and student mobility programs. The University’s lecturers actively participate in the work of international research networks and groups, and in intergovernmental research projects. They also deliver guest lectures at universities abroad. The number of University’s foreign partner institutions, international research consortia and projects financed from European funds is constantly growing.

The Poznań University of Economics and Business is the only university in Poland to enjoy full academic rights in economic, management and commodity sciences. Education is provided in the form of first-, second- and third-level studies, MBA programmes as well as post-master’s degree studies.

The University has been awarded the following certificates and accreditations confirming that its teaching and research standards comply with the highest academic requirements: accreditation from the State Accreditation Committee for programmes in the faculties of Economics and Management; certificates from the EPOQS Foundation for the Promotion and Accreditation of Economic Education; the ISO 9001:2000 certificate (the only one in Poland) issued by the world-class certification company Det Norske Veritas for the Faculty of Commodity Science; high evaluation by the Scientific Research Committee.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

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Master

Master in Finance

Campus Full time September 2017 Poland Poznań

The programme focuses on giving the students the knowledge of financial markets and of the processes that govern contemporary local and global finances. [+]

Master in Finance

This is an elite and interdisciplinary program, which encompasses both general and specialist knowledge in the field of economics and management. The students will know how to understand the processes that govern world and local economies and how to use the tools available to make financially responsible decisions.

The program will show students how the financial markets function, how to analyze financial situation of a company, how to make financially responsible decisions. The students will also learn how to secure financially economic activity, how to use the means the company has effectively and how to judge their use.

 

AREAS OF STUDY The program is based on four major areas: * Accounting, selected courses: Corporate and business accounting, Managerial accounting, Tax systems, * Finance, selected courses: Public finance, Corporate finance, Local government finance and EU financial system, Behavioral finance, * Insurance, selected courses: Personal and commercial insurance, * Management, selected courses: Private asset and wealth management, Portfolio management. GRADUATES Because of our analytical approach to the functioning of companies combined with necessary and up-to-date theoretical knowledge graduates of this program have numerous opportunities of employment, for example in: * financial and accounting departments as a financial analysts or brokers, * public sector – various positions, * corporations as advisors, portfolio managers or head accountants, * establishing their own companies. [-]

Master in Financial Engineering

Campus Full time September 2017 Poland Poznań

Areas of study The program is based on four main areas; Risk management, selected courses: Financial risk management, Actuarial methods, Financial markets and instruments. Corporate finance, selected courses:Corporate finance, Advanced corporate finance,Long-term incentive schemes, Advanced financial analysis of enterprises Pricing of financial instruments, selected courses: Derivatives pricing, Interest rates modelling, Stochastic finance in continuous time Investments, selected courses:Portfolio theory, Exotic options, Alternative investments, Hedge funds [+]

Requirements for the candidates Applicants should have completed undergraduate programs (bachelor or engineer degree). Preference is given to studies on economics or mathematics. Candidates should have basic knowledge of economics, mathematics and finance, in particular, basic knowledge of economic theory (basics of microeconomics and macroeconomics). The candidate should know the basics of accounting and financial mathematics (time value of money, the rules for calculating interest and discounting). In mathematics the candidate is expected to have knowledge related to the basics of linear algebra and calculus. Requirements: · Knowledge of English · Basics of calculus · Basics of linear algebra · Basics of financial mathematics (time-value of money) Additional subjects · Microeconomics · Macroeconomics · Basics of probability theory Program description The world of modern finance is increasingly dominated by new technologies, mathematical models and sophisticated statistical techniques. Financial Engineering is an area of modern finance involved in the application of quantitative methods to the analysis of risks associated with financial investments and in forecasting events in the financial markets. Financial engineering deals with, among other things: · construction of complex investment strategies, · forecasting the prices of financial instruments, · the development and pricing of financial instruments, · risk management of financial investments, · analysis and modeling of financial markets. Master program in Financial Engineering prepares highly qualified specialists in this area: financial engineers prepared to work deal with investments’ analysis and risk management in banks and investment funds. Graduates of this course have a rare expertise on economic and financial modeling. Potential employers: · Banks · Central banks · Financial supervisory authorities · Investment funds · Companies engaged in financial consulting · Companies with divisions of financial analysis International cooperation The program Financial Engineering is led with the cooperation of Lisbon School of Economics and Management at the University of Lisbon andUniversity of Lorraine in Nancy (France). The international agreement involving three Master programmes in Financial Engineering allows students to study a part of their degree at these universities and obtain double degrees (from Poznań University of Economics and one of the partner universities). [-]

Master in Innovation Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Poland Poznań

Innovation management is an area within the discipline of management, which has been developing very dynamically over the years. Issues of economic innovation have become an integral part of business activity and are expressed not only by the search for innovative products, new business models, but also by the steadily growing R&D budgets. [+]

If You are looking for the answers to the questions like: What do users think about Your web site? What Internet tools are best for Your company development? How to monitor Your Internet strategy? How to effectively arrange commercial space in Your store? How to introduce new products based on Internet technolologies? You will find them right here. Choose Innovation Management and take advantage of opportunities we have created especially for You. Participate in courses that will be carried out in specially designed for the programme laboratories: Eye-tracking Research Laboratory and Marketing Supported Innovation Process Laboratory. Have access to the latest technology and software. Be innovative - do not hesitate, join us today and have tommorrow at Your fingertips! AREAS OF STUDIES The study programme is based on three groups of subjects: Basic content, selected courses: Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Law, Ethics of Business Activity, Knowledge Based Management Directional content, selected courses: Enterprise Systems and Platforms, Marketing Intelligence, Financing Innovations, Consumer Behavior, Logistics Management Specialty content, selected courses: Creativity, Innovative Product Management,E-commerce, Innovative Brand, Marketing Controlling Most of the subjects will be carried out in a specially designed for the programme laboratories i.e. : Eye-tracking Research Laboratory Marketing Supported Innovation Process Laboratory Moreover all the students participating in courses will have access to the latest technology (eg. eye tracker) and software (esp. SEOmoz, Sprout Social and brand24) in which our laboratories are equipped with. GRADUATES All the prognoses and job market analyses show that demand for the specialist in the field of the Innovation Management will be growing, not only in Poland but also in Europe and the USA. The graduates will be equipped with: the knowledge of company management - in particular innovation management, starting with the phase of generating idea, followed by the step of defining the product, its commercialization and finally the controlling phase, the knowledge and necessary skills concerning the Internet as the most important environment for innovative market solutions, the knowledge about how to create the financial plan for an innovative venture, including the methods of financing the venture, the skills to conduct market research and use sophisticated data analysis techniques, the knowledge about the directions of creating Ecoinnovations. FUTURE EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS The Innovation Management graduates will be prepared to work in international organizations of different scale of operation (both – small start up’s and big international corporations) as: R&D Department employee, Marketing specialist, Product manager, Brand manager, Project manager . The graduates will be also prepared to manage start up’s of their own creation. [-]

Master in International Business

Campus Full time September 2017 Poland Poznań

If you are interested in globalization and regional economic integration, international management and marketing, international finance and you wish to work for an international company then you should choose International Business. [+]

Master in International Business

International Business encompasses wide range of economic and business problems that appear in international corporations and also in small and medium enterprises cooperating with global business players on local markets. The program also focuses on new investment technologies and procedures of management. The objective of this specialization is to prepare analysts and managers of different stages of management in international enterprises. The focus is put on the techniques of making a decision in diverse conditions of international business and solving the strategic problems connected with the cultural diversity and political risk.

 

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Poznań University of Economics

Address Aleja Niepodległości 10
Poznan, PL
Website http://ue.poznan.pl/pl/studies-in-english,c689/studies-in-english,c1363/»
Phone +48 61 856 90 00